Class 7 Social Science Karnataka Board Syllabus

Karnataka Board Social Science Syllabus

Class 7 Social Science Karnataka Board Syllabus

History

1.India and the Modern World

  • Renaissance
    • Humanism
    • Art, Architecture, Science
    • Spread of Renaissance
  • Reformation
    • Sale of Indulgence
    • Martin Luther
    • Counter Reformation
    • Effects of Reformation
  • Geographical Explorations
    • Introduction – New Inventions
    • Fall of Constantinople
    • Marco Polo
    • Vasco-Da-Gama
    • Discovery of America
    • Ferdinand Megallon
    • Consequences

2.Europeans in India

  • Background of the Advent of Europeans
  • Portuguese-Albuquarque Decline of Portuguese
  • Dutch
  • English East India Company
  • French East India Company

3.India in 18th Century 1707-1757

  • Anarchichal Conditions in India
  • Downfall of the Mughal Empire
  • Administration of Peshwa Rulers
  • Nawabs of Carnatic
  • Carnatic Wars
  • Nawabs of Bengal – Battle of Plassey
  • Consequences

4.Rise of the English

  • Introduction
  • British Rule in Bengal
    • Robert Clive, Warren Hastings
  • Native Rulers
  • Battles – Buxar
    • Anglo Maratha War
    • Anglo Sikh War
  • Administrative Changes
    • Revenue
    • Political
    • Military

5.Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan

  • Introduction
  • Hyder Ali
    • Anglo Mysore War
    • Emergence of New Mysore State
  • Tipu Sultan - Introduction
  • Architect of Modern Mysore State
    • Political Strategies
      • Alliances, Wars, Consequences
    • Economy, Trade, Industry, Coinage, Revenue,Plantation
    • Society

6.Impact of British Rule in India

  • Administrative
    • Civil Service
    • The Military and Police
    • The Judiciary
  • Economy
    • Land Revenue Policy
    • The Permanent Settlement
    • Mahalawari System
    • Ryotwari System
    • Consequences
  • Industry and Trade – Consequences
  • Society – Legislations – Reforms
  • English Education - Changes

7.Social Reform Movements

  • Brahma Samaj
  • Prarthana Samaj
  • Satyashodaka Samaj
  • Arya Samaj
  • Theosophical Society
  • Sri Narayan Guru Movement
  • Aligarh Movement

8.Indian Resistance to British Rule

  • Introduction
  • First War of Independence
  • Causes
    • Political
    • Economic
    • Administrative
  • Partition Bengal
  • Rowlatt Act – Jallianwala Bagh

9.National Movement

  • Introduction
  • Growth of Nationalism
  • Foundation of Indian National Congress
    • Nature and Characteristics
  • Early Leaders
    • A.O. Hyume, Gokhale, Surendranath Byanarji
    • Objectives and Methods
  • Formation of Muslim League
  • Extremist Leaders – Lal, Bal, Pal
  • Revolutionaries – V.D. Savarkar, Arbindo Gosh
  • Home Rule Movement – Tilak, Annie Besant
  • Britsh Reaction to National Movement
    • Divide and Rule – Partition of Bengal
    • Rowlath Act
    • Tragedy of Jallianwalla Bagh
    • First World War and Reponse of Indians

10.National Movement (Gandhian Era)

  • Introduction
  • Gandhi’s Early Life
  • Gandhi’s Entry into the National Movement
    • Non-co-operation Movement
    • Civil Disobedience Movement
    • Quit India Movement

11.National Movement Partition and Independence

  • Introduction
  • Impact of IInd World War
  • Jinnah-Separate State for Muslims
  • I.N.A. Subhaschandra Bose
  • Towards Independence

Civics

1.Social Problems and Remedies

  • Illiteracy
  • Population Explosion
  • Economic Inequality
  • Corruption
  • Untouchability
  • Dowry
  • Domestic Violence
  • Remedies
  • Consumer Education

2.United Nations Organisation (UNO)

  • Founding
  • Organs
  • Achievements
  • Specialised Agencies
  • India and UNO

3.India’s Foreign Policy

  • Non-Alignment
  • Panchasheela
  • Anti-racism
  • Anti-Colonialism

4.India and its Neighbours

  • India-Pakistan
  • India-China
  • India-Nepal
  • India-Srilanka

5.World Problems

  • Denial of Human Rights
  • Aparthied
  • Economic Inequality
  • Terrorism

Geography

1.North America – Land of Prairies

  • North America: Location, Extent and Physical Setting
  • Major Physical Regions
  • Important Rivers and Great Lakes (HOMES)
  • Climate and Natural Vegetation
  • Major Agricultural Region- Wheat, Corn (Maize), Cotton, Tobacco belths
  • Important Minerals and Industries
  • Population: Growth, Distribution and Density
  • Urbanisation

2.South America – Land of Andes

  • South America: Location, Extent and Physical Setting
  • Physical Features and Drainage System
  • Climate and Natural Vegetation (Selvas, Grasslands)
  • Agriculture and Animal Husbandry
  • Population – Composition and Distribution

3.Australia – Flattest Continent

  • Australia: Location, Extent and Physical Setting
  • Physiographic divisions and Drainage System
  • Climate and Natural Vegetation
  • Agriculture and Animal husbandry
  • Minerals and Industries
  • Population – Growth Distribution and Density

4.America – White Continent

  • Location, Extent and Physical Setting
  • Physical Features – Land and Water
  • Important Geographical and Natural Features
  • Natural Vegetation and Animal Wealth
  • Antartica Expenditions – Antartica Treaty
  • Important Research Stations
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